This Book Is So Great!

Discussion in 'Under the Dome' started by Neesy, Nov 2, 2013.

  1. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    I am doing a re-read of Under the Dome - I forgot how good it was. If they could show it the way Stephen wrote it, instead of how it is now being shown as a TV series, you'd have to put parental controls on it! I am at the scene where they have the grocery riot.

    He had put something in there about tweeking and for a second I got it confused with twerking - yikes! :m_shimmy:
     
  2. shookme

    shookme Obscure Member

    If I remember correctly, I finished UTD in about a week cause it was so good!
     
  3. danie

    danie AKA danie

    It's one of my favorites. :love:Mr. King:love: signed mine in Atlanta, so it's EXTREE special!
     
  4. HollyGolightly

    HollyGolightly Well-Known Member

    Yes it was! It was huge but I read it non-stop for a week and got through it. One of my favorites!
     
  5. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT Why Chew Through The Restraints?

    ...course, he signed it "Dean Konntz"...but it's all good...like your pic ma'am...what a prettyful lady!!!...:lurve:
     
  6. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT Why Chew Through The Restraints?

    ...anybody?...anybody?...c'mon!!!!...don't leave it to me to make the wisecrack......dammit!:mad:
     
  7. pegasus216

    pegasus216 The Old Biddy/SweetPee

    But, you do it so well, Scott!
     
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  8. Jojo87

    Jojo87 Prolific member

    I watch the TV series I've seen the 8th first episode. Soon I start with the 9 episode. I just love it, even if
    it so different from the book.
     
  9. danie

    danie AKA danie

    Thankee, kind giantsir.:smile:
     
  10. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    You think yours is huge? I have the "large type" edition - I can barely pick it up with two hands, never mind in the bathtub! :bath:

    I sometimes read in the bathtub while soaking in bath salts
     
  11. AnnaRose

    AnnaRose Well-Known Member

    it was amazing! and it is the second time around too. the TV series was disappointing, but of course how could it have served justice? films rarely do
     
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  12. Liselle

    Liselle Well-Known Member

    I have to admit I'm thoroughly enjoying the series. I started it with an open mind because I knew it was going to be different from the book so I think that has helped with the viewing. I do have a huge itch to read the book again but I am going to resist until they have finished putting onto screen so it doesn't spoil my continued enjoyment.
     
  13. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    I know what you mean - I did watch the first season and I did enjoy it, but now that I have done a re-read I'm thinking - ooops - now I have messed up the second season for myself. I am still only half way through Under the Dome and I am reading it slowly so I can savour it. Season two doesn't come out until next summer so maybe by then I'll be okay to watch it.
     
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  14. NightShifter

    NightShifter Well-Known Member

    I really liked the book and have been massively disappointing with the series so far - not even one case of necrophilia! At one point the show was going to be a miniseries in Showtime, and I think that would have been a better avenue so the show-runners could tell a story that resembled the events in the novel. I do watch the show with my wife and she likes it for the most part. I keep telling her to read the novel.
     
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  15. dipso54

    dipso54 New Member

    I conldn't get past the first few minutes I mean the cow was as I thought it would be but to have Barbie a murderer and a stranger to the townfolk. Rusty on the outside . I am sorry I stopped watching.
     
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  16. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    Many were - on the old board there were so many new posts about how appalled everyone was. But - just read the book and if you don't watch the series it is no great loss.
     
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  17. Mia Deschain

    Mia Deschain Well-Known Member

    i couldn't get into the series. To many commercial breaks. I might try it again by renting the disks.
     
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  18. prufrock21

    prufrock21 Well-Known Member

    Saying Under the Dome is good is like saying Light in August is good.
     
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  19. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    Sorry - never heard of "Light in August"!
     
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  20. skimom2

    skimom2 Just moseyin' through...

    I think I need to do a re-read on this one. I thought it was 'meh'--always good characters and dialogue, but it felt bloated to me. My son absolutely loved it, though, and after reading this thread I think maybe I just wasn't in the right frame of mind :) Plus, I had just read GONE (Michael Grant), and it told a similar story at a faster clip. I remember making some comparisons on Twitter, and Mr. Grant told me to be nice to his friend Mr. King (LOL)
     
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